Keeping Storm Victims Safe

Just when you think it's safe to eat peanut butter, another story of concern comes up.

Could the tainted peanut butter end up in the hands of Kentucky ice storm victims?

The recalled peanut butter contaminated with salmonella was pulled from store shelves, but it's also ended up inside government rescue kits for storm victims.

Officials in Wolfe County are now taking action to make sure tainted peanut butter doesn't end up being passed out.

Meals Ready to Eat (or MREs) are being handed out to storm victims at the Wolfe County Senior Center.

Volunteers there are removing peanut butter and any products containing peanuts from those MREs before they're handed out.

The meals will be passed out from 9-7 on Friday. About 1,000 people are still without power in Wolfe County.


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